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Saudi Consul's Istanbul Home Searched Over Khashoggi Disappearance

3 hours 6 min ago
Turkish investigators have entered the residence of the Saudi consul in Istanbul to gather more evidence about the disappearance of Jamal Khashoggi. Turkish officials suspect the Saudi journalist was killed during a visit to the nearby consulate on 2 October. Also in the programme: British PM Theresa May visits Brussels in an attempt to get Brexit negotiations back on track; at least 19 people have been killed in a shooting at a college in Russian-annexed Crimea; and we report from one of Canada's new cannabis shops, as the drug becomes legal nationwide. Picture: the Saudi consul's residence in Istanbul. Credit: EPA.
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Top US Diplomat in Turkey over Saudi Writer

9 hours 3 min ago
More unconfirmed and gruesome reports have appeared in the Turkish media about the suspected killing of Jamal Khashoggi as the US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo was meeting Turkey's president, Recep Tayyip Erdogan . Also in the programme: Canada becomes only the second country to legalize the sale and consumption of cannabis; and an explosion at a college in Crimea has killed at least thirteen people. Picture: A handout photo made available by the United States Department of State (DOS) shows US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo shaking hands with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan Turkey, 17 October 2018. Credit: EPA/US DEPARTMENT OF STATE HANDOUT.
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Turkey Widens Search for Khashoggi Disappearance Clues

Tue, 10/16/2018 - 5:14pm
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has met with Saudi leaders in Riyadh over the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, who was last seen at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul. Also in the programme: James Coomarasamy reports from Nebraska on how Obamacare is impacting the midterm election campaign; and we hear from Venezuela, where supplies of food are becoming harder to find. Picture: A search is carried out of the Saudi consulate in Istanbul. Credit: AFP
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How Can We Adapt to Climate Change?

Tue, 10/16/2018 - 10:05am
As countries around the world are tested by the impacts of climate change, how can we adapt? We hear from the CEO of the World Bank who has some suggestions. Also in the programme: Pressure is growing on Saudi Arabia to explain the fate of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, as US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met King Salman in Riyadh; and a rare report from north-western Venezuela: an oil rich part of the country but the people there are desperately short of power and food. (Photo: Bangladesh, Kerala floods, where torrents of water rushed through towns and villages, August 2018. Getty Images)
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15/10/2018 GMT

Mon, 10/15/2018 - 5:40pm
Interviews, news and analysis of the day’s global events.
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Thirteen Million at Risk of Famine in Yemen

Mon, 10/15/2018 - 11:37am
The UN has warned of the possibility of a famine of biblical proportions in Yemen if the fighting between Houthi rebels and the Saudi-led coalition is not stopped. Also in the programme: Sears department store files for bankruptcy, and a big week for Brexit.
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Saudis Defy 'threats' Over Missing Journalist

Sun, 10/14/2018 - 5:07pm
Three leading European countries have demanded a proper investigation into the disappearance of the Saudi journalist, Jamal Khashoggi. Saudi Arabia has vowed to retaliate if the case leads to sanctions against it. Also in the programme: Elections in Germany's biggest state, Bavaria, have left the traditionally dominant conservatives with their worst result since 1950; and the he unhealed wounds of Somalia's terror attack a year ago today. (Photo: The Saudi Arabian flag is seen behind barbed wire as it flies on the roof at the Saudi Arabian consulate in Istanbul. Credit: Getty Images)
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Salvadoran Óscar Romero Canonized By Pope Francis

Sun, 10/14/2018 - 9:28am
Pope Francis has conferred sainthood on the murdered archbishop of San Salvador, Óscar Romero, at a ceremony in the Vatican attended by tens of thousands of pilgrims. Archbishop Romero was an outspoken advocate of peace and championed the struggles of poor. Also in the programme: Saudi Arabia's stock market has plunged amid fears of scandal over the missing journalist Jamal Khashoggi and we mark one year since the deadliest attack in Somalia's history. Photo: Archbishop Romero, pictured in July 1979 Credit: Corbis via Getty Images
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Jamal Khashoggi: Trump to 'punish' Saudis Over Journalist

Sat, 10/13/2018 - 5:13pm
President Trump has said Saudi Arabia will face severe punishment if the allegation that it murdered the journalist Jamal Khashoggi is proved true. We hear from a journalist in Istanbul the latest in the investigation into the disappearance of Mr Khashoggi -- and ask a former state department official what the US options are. Also in the programme: singer songwriter Elvis Costello on how the playlist has changed the way his music is listened to; and are algorithms reinforcing sexist biases in the recruitment of employees in the tech sector? (Photo: Jamal Khashoggi. Credit: AFP)
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Where is the Evidence of Jamal Khashoggi's Disappearance?

Sat, 10/13/2018 - 9:18am
Turkish officials claim to have proof that shows the missing journalist Saudi Jamal Khashoggi was killed inside the Kingdom's consulate in Istanbul. The UN chief Antonio Guterres has now called on Turkey to release the evidence of what happened. Also on the programme: We hear from the family of Asia Bibi who has been imprisoned for blasphemy in Pakistan for nearly a decade. And a rally against the Far Right taking place in Germany ahead of tomorrow's regional election in Bavaria. (Photo: People hold posters of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi during a protest organized by members of the Turkish-Arabic Media Association. Credit: Chris McGrath/Getty Images)
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Turkey Frees US Pastor

Fri, 10/12/2018 - 5:31pm
A court in Turkey has freed a US pastor from house arrest in a case that badly strained ties between the US and Turkey. Andrew Brunson was arrested over alleged links to political groups, including the banned Gulenist movement, after a failed coup attempt in 2016. We'll hear from a fellow preacher who had a front row seat today. Also in the programme: how relations between Iran and Iraq are healing 30 years after their brutal war; and we'll be hearing from Beckie Scott, a Canadian Olympic champion who resigned from the World Anti-Doping Agency after it decided to readmit Russia, ignoring her concerns. (Photo: Andrew Brunson was first arrested in 2016. Credit: AFP)
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North Korea Peace Treaty "Only A Matter Of Time"

Fri, 10/12/2018 - 10:47am
The South Korean president Moon Jae-in says it is "only a matter of time" before the US and North Korea sign a peace treat to formally end the state of war between the two countries. Also in the programme: a friend and colleague of the missing Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi says it would be unconscionable if he was killed by the Saudi authorities; and a new report says caesarean section births have increased sharply since 2000. Image: South Korean President Moon Jae-in. Credit: Getty Images
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Crew Escape After Soyuz Rocket Failure

Thu, 10/11/2018 - 5:10pm
A US astronaut and a Russian cosmonaut were forced to make an emergency landing after their Russian Soyuz rocket malfunctioned en route to the International Space Station. Russian officials say they've begun a criminal investigation into the failed space mission. Also in the programme: Gunmen kidnap Africa's youngest billionaire from a busy street in Tanzania, and German far-right party AfD has come under fire for launching an online portal for school pupils to report teachers who express a political opinion. Image: A Soyuz-FG rocket booster carrying the Soyuz MS-09 spacecraft. Credit: Sergei Savostyanov/TASS/Getty Images.
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Europe Stocks Fall After US and Asia Sell-Off

Thu, 10/11/2018 - 10:28am
European stocks fall sharply as concerns about a trade war grows, while in China the markets were down to their lowest levels in four years. Also in the programme: The medical charity, MSF, demands an immediate halt to Australia's policy of keeping asylum seekers and refugees at an offshore detention camp; and there's to be an official US investigation into the disappearance of the Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Picture: A investor monitors stock prices at a securities company in Jiujiang in China"s central Jiangxi province on October 11, 2018. Credit: Getty Images.
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What Happened To Jamal Khashoggi?

Wed, 10/10/2018 - 5:19pm
Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi was living in exile in Turkey when he went missing more than a week ago. Turkish media outlets have now published CCTV footage which they say shows evidence that Saudi intelligence officers were linked to his disappearance. Also in the programme: The wife of a jailed banker from Azerbaijan has become the first target of a new anti-corruption law in Britain and on World Mental Health day we talk to a psychiatrist in Uganda. (Photo: Representatives of NGOs stage a demonstration on the disappearance of Prominent Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi in front of the Consulate General of Saudi Arabia in Istanbul, Turkey on October 08, 2018. Credit: Ahmet Bolat/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
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Heavy Weapons Withdrawn from Idlib

Wed, 10/10/2018 - 10:43am
A deal is holding on the Syrian frontline in Idlib province, with both sides honouring the Russian and Turkish brokered deal to avoid a government offensive. Also on the programme; fears mount for the Saudi critic Jamal Khashoggi who has not been seen since entering the Saudi consulate more than a week ago, also; the IMF has warned of ‘dangerous undercurrents’ threatening the global economy. (Picture: Heavy armoured vehicles of Syrian opposition forces being withdrawn from Syria's Idlib to complete the establishment of the disarmament field. Credit: Gokhan Balci/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
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UN Ambassador Nikki Haley Resigns

Tue, 10/09/2018 - 5:15pm
US President Donald Trump has accepted the surprise resignation of his UN ambassador Nikki Haley. But the former South Carolina governor did not explain why she is quitting her post after less than two years. Also on the programme: there is growing pressure on the Saudi government to prove that the missing journalist Jamal Khashoggi is still alive, and we hear what life is like for Palestinian refugees in Lebanon. Photo: United States Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley attends a media briefing during the United Nations General Assembly. Credit: Stephanie Keith/Getty Images)
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09/10/2018 GMT

Tue, 10/09/2018 - 10:13am
Interviews, news and analysis of the day’s global events.
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Brazil Elections: Bolsonaro Won't Soften Far-Right Rhetoric

Mon, 10/08/2018 - 7:32pm
Brazil's controversial far-right presidential candidate, Jair Bolsonaro, is planning to widen his appeal ahead of the second round of voting. He has promised to tackle the country's record crime rates but says he won't tone down his divisive rhetoric. Also in the programme: A Spanish doctor has been found guilty of the theft of babies during the Franco dictatorship. And President Erdogan of Turkey says Saudi Arabia must prove the journalist Jamal Khashoggi wasn't murdered in its Istanbul consulate. We hear what Mr Khashoggi told Newshour just days before he vanished. (Photo: Brazil's right-wing presidential candidate for the Social Liberal Party (PSL) Jair Bolsonaro gestures in front of the Brazilian flag Credit: MAURO PIMENTEL/AFP/Getty Images)
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Brazil Elections: Far-Right Bolsonaro Wins First Round

Mon, 10/08/2018 - 10:47am
Brazil's far-right candidate Jair Bolsonaro has won the first round of the country's general election but not an outright majority. We hear reactions and expectations of the election's upcoming second round from our team on the ground. Also in the programme - a major UN report on climate change warns of catastrophic changes to the planet, and how Africa's debt doubled in two years. (Photo: Brazil's right-wing presidential candidate for the Social Liberal Party Jair Bolsonaro. Credit: Getty Images)
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